24 hr emergency assistance
Travelling can be an amazing experience and we hope you enjoy every minute of your trip. However, things may not always go according to plan. Imagine being overseas and not being able to receive treatment until your insurance provider can guarantee payment of your medical bills, or receiving inadequate treatment for your illness or injuries. These kinds of incidents happen all too often to travellers, which is why emergency assistance is an important feature of SGIO Travel Insurance. With emergency assistance, you are in safe hands with an experienced team of Australian based doctors, nurses, travel agents and case managers that are contactable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Emergency Assistance Services
Assistance in accessing medical treatment and care whilst away
Our team of doctors, nurses and case managers will assist you or your accompanying travellers to find medical facilities and then monitor your medical care.
Falling ill overseas can be very expensive. We can arrange to pay larger bills directly to the hospital. If your claim is approved.
Our team can decide if and when it is medically appropriate to bring you home and will coordinate the entire exercise.
If you need assistance in contacting the issuer of the document, our emergency assistance team can help.
If your travel consultant is not available to assist with rescheduling in an emergency situation, our team can help.
All services are subject to a claim being accepted under our policy.
Emergency Assistance Contacts
When you call, please have the following information:
- your policy number
- a phone number we can call you back on
Contact emergency assistance
Please call Australia DIRECT and TOLL FREE from the following countries:
Please note: Charges may apply if calling from a pay phone or mobile phone.
From all other countries or if you are experiencing difficulties with one of the numbers above, call +61 (02) 8907 5584
Limits, conditions and exclusions apply. SGIO Travel insurance is issued by Great Lakes Australia (ARBN 127 740 532, ABN 18 964 580 576, AFSL 318603 a member of the global Munich Re Group). Cover-More Insurance Services Pty. Ltd. ABN 95 003 114 145, AFSL No. 241713 acts under a binder authority from Great Lakes Australia. Cover-More will administer the policies and arrange for the issue of insurance on behalf of Great Lakes Australia. Insurance Australia Limited ABN 11 000 016 722, AFSL No. 227681 trading as SGIO Insurance will arrange for the issue of SGIO Travel Insurance.
This is general advice only. To see if the product is right for you, always consider your own needs, financial situation and the Product Disclosure Statement